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Astrology for August 2023 with Pamela Cucinell

Jul 31, 2023 09:31AM ● By Pamela Cucinell
Emphasize Refreshment

Venus retrograde this month: People appear from the past and expensive purchases are checked. Simple pleasures reward. The Aquarius full moon August 1 at Lammas indicates expectations fall short; prioritize—regardless of seductive tangents. Maintain equilibrium August 2 when attention to one’s needs feeds the soul. Creativity pops August 3, but articulation requires time to gel. Relaxation and meditation provide foundations for focused inspiration August 4. Energy is high August 5 and best channeled in familiar directions.

Turn Down the Noise

On August 6, release expansive energy into dance, sports or a project that benefits from a high-octave of passion. Refresh with a nature stroll or leisure meal August 7. With the sun midway through Leo on August 8, we are reminded that love requires courage, especially self-love. Too much information scuttles the message August 9. Careless conversation can trigger arguments August 10; write down thoughts to consider with care. Confusion reigns August 11, so don’t leap to conclusions and bide your time. 

Reciprocal Support

Recharge and rekindle connections August 12. When demands seem high August 13, find tranquil moments to restore balance. A fresh approach opens options to an old problem August 14. Engaged support helps to exhilarate ideas August 15. The August 16 Leo new moon promises possibilities for change. Opportunities expand for those that accept responsibilities August 17. Productivity rocks August 18. Listen and exchange ideas August 19. 

Mercury Retrograde

Delight in music, art or theater August 20. Power struggles can find resolution August 21. Mixed signals abound August 22. Mercury retrograde August 23: Expect a few weeks for extra care with communications and commutation. Slow the pace August 24 to avoid errors. Emotional expression August 25 benefits from careful delivery.

Blue Moon

Plow through projects with tremendous force on August 26. Rebuild physical strength August 27 through relaxation or therapeutic arts. Welcome revelations August 28 and trust they lead to growth. Uranus retrograde August 29 brings unexpected events. The Pisces full moon August 30 delivers a reminder to “find the helpers”. Its blue moon light shines August 31 to offer inspiration and strength as we navigate profound transformation and embrace purpose.

Pamela Cucinell offers a spiritual astrological perspective for the massive changes of our time, as well as “spot on” guidance through private sessions and podcasts. For more information, contact her at 917.796.6026 or [email protected] or visit or ActiveSpirituality.Life.